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Check Out The First ELSE Phone

11/24/2009, The First ELSE is a rather interesting mobile phone, as its goal is to be centered around the user experience, rather than the phone, with that in mind, the First ELSE aims to have the phone as an application on the device, rather than being the main...

Google Chrome OS, What’s New?

11/19/2009, Google has provided more details about its upcoming Google Chrome OS. If you missed the boat, Chrome OS is a stripped-down Linux that should boot quickly and launch a browser (Chrome). From there, everything that you do is web-based. In short, it’s...

Windows 7 and Ubuntu dual-boot

11/12/2009, Who would’ve thought that Windows 7 and Ubuntu are able to live together in harmony? There’s a way to set up your dual boot machine in order to obtain benefits from both sides without missing a beat. All you need to do is follow this guide and...

WXHMD is Linux-powered

10/29/2009, The WXHMD is a head wearable computer that is powered by Linux, and based on the small Gumstix Overo Fire computer-on-module which will be accompanied by a beefy, 3D-capable OMAP processor. When interfaced with a Vuzix VR920 head-mounted display, you get...

Asus Eee PC 1008HA could make return to Linux

10/22/2009, Interestingly enough, just when many netbook manufacturers have already fully made the jump to Windows XP as the operating system of choice with just a handful of them offering Linux, Asus takes a different route by including DOS, Windows XP and Linux...

Zipit hacked to run Linux

09/28/2009, Hunter Davis is one DIY genius, as he has rolled out yet another hack for the Zipit, this time round running Linux kernel 2.6.29 with Fluxbox alongside with mouse support, audio, and Wi-Fi functionality. You will need to flash instructions to load the...

Dell Inspiron Mini 10v Ubuntu Moblin Remix Developer Edition

09/24/2009, The Dell Inspiron Mini 10v Ubuntu Moblin Remix Developer Edition was unleashed at the Intel Developer Forum, where this open source project will feature a unique user interface that is specially focused on using the Internet, social networking activity...

Jolicloud operating system targets netbooks

09/09/2009, Jolicloud is a customized Linux-based operating system which was specially developed for netbooks, and it will run best on those that feature Intel’s Atom N270/N280 processors and GMA 950 graphics chipset – which pretty much covers the entire...

Hacked Kindle runs on Linux

09/02/2009, Looks like the folks at BBG have uncovered a story on hacking your Kindle to run Linux on it, alongside a version of X Windows. Nice to see the Kindle being pretty beefy in this aspect as a powerful little Linux box, where some tweaking will enable it to...

Marvell’s Plug Computing expands with no end in sight

08/12/2009, A few new Plug Computing applications were just announced and they include: WebTVPlug, Eyecon and TonidoPlug. WebTVPlug connects to WebTView (a video search service) to make WebTView videos accessible to a DLNA/uPNP home device. For example, your...

N900 Tablet? Nokia Maemo tablet shows up at the FCC

08/08/2009, A Nokia tablet codenamed RX51 has appeared on the FCC website. The RX51 codename has also been found in build of Maemo, a Linux version that is backed by Nokia and Intel. Nokia fans are speculating that RX51 is what will be the Nokia N900 tablet. Some...

(Yahoo) Search becomes a priority in Splashtop

07/23/2009, DeviceVM is literally putting search at the forefront of the upcoming version of Splashtop, the quick boot Linux-based OS that is embedded in millions of PCs. In the new home screen, users will find a search box right on the main screen, making the search...

Peek Looking For Linux Developer

07/09/2009, Peek, manufacturer of the email-only device, is currently looking out for a Linux developer to come up with a distribution of the ARM7-equipped machine. This calls for interesting times since the Peek, being a pretty self-sufficient machine as it is,...

Intel Acquires Wind River Systems For $884M

06/04/2009, Intel is set to buy embedded software developer Wind River for $884M. If I remember correctly, Wind River has done a lot of work on Moblin, especially on the low-level Linux software, which is really the foundation for every other application that is...